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Lions, Hippos Poisoned in Famous Kenya Park

Animals  (tags: lions, hippos, poisoned, pesticides, Kenya, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, AnimalCruelty, habitat, protection, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, death, conservation )

- 3606 days ago -
Several hippopotamuses and at least four lions in Kenya's famed Masai Mara National Reserve have died after ingesting a powerful insecticide, conservationists say. The hippos ate grass contaminated by the pesticide, called carbofuran, and the lions

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Billye Thompson (386)
Saturday May 3, 2008, 6:54 am

How horrid!!!!! This looks like a young male who is dying from the poison.

The article states that the farmers are killing the predators who feed on their livestock. This is so tragic!!!!


Glenda J (158)
Sunday March 29, 2009, 6:38 pm
This is absurd just watching it on 60 minutes please we have to do something to stop this insanity and saving our wildlife..

Margaret D (7)
Friday July 17, 2009, 10:39 am
Please bless us Lord to take care of our planet and the inhabitants on it.
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